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Welcome to Hornman!


Census Data

General Information

  • Pop. Estimate: 539
  • Children: 37.48% (202)
  • Elderly: 6.12% (33)

Racial Breakdown

  • 437 human (81%)
  • 41 gnome (7.6%)
  • 27 halfling (5%)
  • 19 dwarf (3.5%)
  • 14 elf (2.5%)
  • 1 other (0.1%)

Misc.

  • 4 Districts
  • 22 Businesses
  • 32 Specialists
  • 70 Residences

Summary [-]

Hornman is a small village in the Picakil Territory with a normal population.

Environment [-]

Geography [-]

This modest small village is lightly populated (875/sq km), covers 0.62 square kilometers, and roughly has a diameter of 888 meters.

Climate [-]

Hornman has a Moist Continental climate, which is characterized by warm to cool summers and cold winters with severe snow storms, and has spring, summer, fall and winter seasons. Winds in the region are wild and the temperature is generally cold with little variation. Precipitation is massive, and the sky is mostly cloudy.

Astronomy [-]

Hornman sees a single star overhead: Men, a supermassive yellow star. Hornman also has no moons. In the night sky, you see two celestial objects: an imposing nebula that has been around for time immemorial and an imposing asteroid belt that has been around for generations.

Cityscape [-]

Walls [-]

Visitors are greeted with a destroyed granite rampart that is 16 meters tall. The city wall protects the core 100% of the city, with 5 towers spread along the 3.43 kilometer wall.

Streets [-]

There are 7 roads leading to Hornman; 3 roads are major. The city is lined with broken dirt roads in a grid pattern.

Districts [-]

The city is broken into the following districts: market, mercy, arena, and wealthy.

Government [-]

Hornman is governed through a monarchy, where the supreme power is lodged in the hands of a monarch who reigns with constitutionally limited authority. The government as a whole is seen as incapable of even simple tasks. Officials in Hornman are often seen as incorruptible and the policies are praised. The political influence of Hornman in the region is wilting due to a thwarted assassination attempt. In times of crisis, the population squabbles amongst themselves.

Leader [-]

Hornman is ruled by Shah Ghaduk Oxfang. The Shah has been in power for many years and is honored by the people. There is no visible opposition to the Shah and policies. The right to rule was granted by forgery, and that power is maintained through the writ of law.

Laws [-]

Laws are enforced by a roving thieves, and are strictly enforced. Justice is served by a magistrate, with a common punishment being execution.

Crime [-]

Crime is common. The most common crime is domestic disturbance. The imprisonment rate is 1.11% of the population (6 adults).

Military [-]

Hornman has a neutral attitude towards the military. Their standing army of 76 citizens (14.25%) is at the ready, with a reserve force of 39 (7.25%). Of the active duty military, 2 (3.75%) are special forces. Due to their neutral attitude and destroyed rampart, Hornman is moderately fortified. Hornman fighters are revered for their use of short spears in battle. They are hated for their rigid formations and are considered tolerably skilled in battle.

Economy [-]

The economy in Hornman is currently flourishing.

Resources [-]

Hornman is known for the following resources:

  • Cocoa bean plantations that are hunted by townspeople.
  • Rare guano banks that are feared by children. Beadan Rocketbolt said somoeone said someone found a stash of silver hidden around somewhere.
  • Rubber trees that are visited frequently by locals.

Culture [-]

Legends [-]

Around town you'll hear the following legends:
  • Legends tell of Noostverani's Sandwich, a legendary sandwich with the capability to speak for itself. It was never recovered.
  • Many years ago, the royals of Cedarlia lived happily. Things were always nice, but one day an evil cyclops named Kzoten Ghosttrender stole a priceless heirloom. The royals tried to stop the cyclops, but failed miserably. Along came Klonrr the mindflayer, who was a sneaky thief. Klonrr had an idea to slay the cyclops by killing the cyclops while he slept. When Klonrr faced the cyclops, Klonrr defeated Kzoten Ghosttrender.

Events [-]

Hornman is a lively city with many opportunities available.

Job Postings [-]

You'll find the following job postings:
  • Wanted: Seeking inter-planar messenger. Opportunity to earn a title. Contact Thorgan Lumbereye for more details.
  • Help! Seasonal farm hands requested to help local farms bring in their harvest. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Joes Bartoster.
  • Mickic Blackield has been kidnapped! Generous payment for safe return. Reward is a priceless heirloom. Contact Babdan Electroblast for more information.
  • Require an instructor learned in alchemy to tutor my child. Safety not guaranteed. Will reward you with a land deed. Contact Arnwan Triggerbit.
  • Require an instructor learned in alchemy to tutor my child. Special attire required. Will owe you a huge favor. Contact Thormir Ratcavern.
  • I'm looking for a Negotiator. Prior experience with troublesome grigs required. Will pay in gold. Must be a quick learner. Contact Davey Andreham for more information.
  • Bounty for imps, dead or alive. Will owe you a huge favor. Must submit to magical scrutiny. Contact Thubdakh Legripper.
  • Help! I'm looking for a Transcriber. Need expert to translate runes. No pay until task is completed successfully. Will reward you with valuable information. Contact Falond Rustaltar.

People [-]

The people in Hornman are accepting of outsiders.

Citizens [-]

The following citizens are worth mentioning:
  • Codo Mooncloak is a female halfling who is known in the region as being a legendary tilemaker. She appears prejudiced.
  • Barbor Wisetunnel is a male dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a reasonably skilled bather. He appears mopey.
  • Haltanae Wishblaze is a male elf who is known in that part of town as being a horribly skilled porter. He appears deluded.
  • Danry Giacowood is a female human who is known in the neighborhood as being a gifted haymerchant. She appears territorial.
  • Darellava Evenchaser is a male elf who is known in the region as being a renowned illuminator. He appears loud.
  • Toldedo Marlock is a male halfling who is known in the region as being a poorly skilled courtier. He appears embittered.
  • Tolgrim Glitterwill is a female halfling who is known in the region as being a reasonably skilled interpreter. She appears territorial.
  • Dave Danford is a female human who is known in the city as being a reasonably skilled blacksmith. She appears exhausted.
  • Ertava Baequishade is a female elf who is known in the world as being a skilled leatherworker. She appears intimidating.
  • Ulbor Dullstone is a female dwarf who is known in the neighborhood as being a reasonably skilled coach driver. She appears violent.

Travelers [-]

The following travelers are worth mentioning:
  • Nin Cogglebolt, a melancholy male gnome. He is a fighter who is fleeing from forced labor.
  • Ceeraz, a scattered female troglodyte. She is a rogue who is brokering a truce over escalating tension.
  • Nbezn Greathowl, a quiet female bugbear. She is a commoner who is seeking dishonest work.
  • Snorrin Kindkeg, a jolly female dwarf. She is a commoner who is here to destroy a misconception.

Locales [-]

Establishments [-]

These establishments worthy of mention in Hornman:

  • The Musty Snake Gloves [+]
  • The Sleepy Silver Inc. [+]
  • The Sleepy Fireplace Inc. [+]
  • The Royal Octopus Chop House [+]
  • The Worn Dungeon Worship House [+]
  • The Squalid Peacock Shoes [+]
  • The Lonely Clowns Inc. [+]
  • The Voluptuous Badger Meats [+]
  • The New Beauty Inc. [+]
  • The Smiling Thug Shop [+]